Cancer Articles

  1. Radiation Therapy and Skin Care During Summer
    While going through radiation therapy, you may experience side effects to your skin. The most common side effect is dry, itchy skin. In some […]
  2. Lung Cancer Statistics in Minnesota
    Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S. It’s more common in men than in women, but it is the leading […]
  3. Breast Cancer in Minnesota Women
    Breast cancer is far and away the most common invasive cancer in women in the United States, affecting about one in eight women. It […]
  4. What does Medicare cover for radiation therapy?
    Cancer takes a toll on your finances as well as your body and your emotions. The cost of radiation therapy depends on your treatment […]
  5. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy: why treat cancer with both?
    Cancer patients today have more options than ever before, so it’s important to know about various treatments and their side effects. Just as you […]
  6. Stereotactic Radiation Therapy (SRS and SBRT/SABR treatments)
    Radiation is an effective way to treat many different types of cancer, in almost any part of the body. At least half of all people treated for cancer receive radiation therapy and the number of patients cured rises every day. [...]
  7. We’re going the distance in the fight against breast cancer.
    Team MRO in the 2022 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
  8. Early detection and treatment: the vital difference in lung cancer.
    Over 3,000 Minnesota residents are diagnosed with lung cancer each year. It’s the third most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States. Smoking is linked to about [...]
  9. What men should know about prostate cancer screening.
    Prostate cancer is a disease of contradictions. It’s traditionally considered to be an “old man’s disease”, but it’s now showing up in younger men. It’s easily treatable, and if found early, has a survival rate over 95%. But it’s a slow-growing cancer with few [...]
  10. Treating cancer with technology and compassion.
    In 28 years, Vicki Prader, Chief Therapist at Minneapolis Radiation Oncology, has treated hundreds of patients with every type of cancer [...]

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